Thursday, July 16, 2020

Burning Issues

Police Arrest 3 In Kerr Mot Hali for Performing Prayers At...

By Yankuba Jallow The people of Kerr Mot Hali village who have been seeking justice from Government for some time now, continue to suffer from...

Who Was Responsible For Educating The Gambian People On The Draft...

QUESTION OF THE DAY From July 1994 to August 1996 Decree No. 4 banned all political party activities and the dissemination of political ideas. Only...

Soldier Shot By Another

By Kebba Secka Lance Corporal Samba Bah of the Gambia Armed Forces is reported to have negligently discharged a gun shot that penetrated into the...

Police Detain Yankuba Touray

By Yankuba Jallow Yankuba Touray, an ex-member of the defunct AFPRC junta has been arrested under the instruction of the TRRC following his refusal to...

Why Does GRTS Not Broadcast National Assembly Live?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is very strange that apart from social media no major media house in The Gambia broadcasts National Assembly proceedings live....

Vice President Pays Assessment Visit To Windstorm Survivors In URR

By Lamin Fatty The Vice President, Dr. Isatou Touray, made a day’s assessment visit to windstorm victims in URR. The incident claimed three lives on 23rd June...

Fire Outbreak At Bakoteh Dumpsite Scares Neighbours

By Madiba Singhateh Fire outbreak at the Bakoteh dumpsite last week, scared some of the neighbors close to the perimeter fence of the landfill. The fire...

What Type Of An Electoral System Do The Gambian People Want?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The promise made to effect the change on 2nd December 2016 is to bring about an electoral system that would create a...

HIV Affects More Young Women than Young Men in West, Central...

By Momodou Jarju HIV prevalence among women aged between 20 to 29 years, is reported to be higher than among men of the same age...

Mini truck plunges at Bamba Tenda Yellitenda

Reports reaching this medium has it that a truck plunged into the river at Bamba-Yelli Tenda crossing point. Public Relation Officer of the Gambia Ports...

Are Incumbent And Party Politics Replacing The Transitional Agenda?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The transitional agenda is constitutional review, security sector review, civil service review, truth and reconciliation review, national unity, economic growth, social...

GAF sends Br. Gen Alagie Martin on administrative leave

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) have sent Brigadier General Alagie Martin on administrative leave, GAF spokesperson confirmed on Sunday. Major Lamin K. Sanyang said...

Six Soldiers Detained

By Mustapha Jallow Six members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), have been arrested and detained at Yundum Barracks since on 15 June, 2018, army spokesperson...

What Does The Minister Of Interior Want To Teach In Referring...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The returnees did organise a peaceful demonstration which culminated with speeches after sharing views with the authorities. The template is already...

Sea Turtles Face Threat From Eight Million Plastic Thrown In The...

With Madiba Singhateh In this edition of the Environment Column, we will delve into the issues of Sea Turtle since every 16th June is commemorated...

Two confirmed dead after first rain in URR

By Lamin Fatty Heavy rain and storm on Tuesday 18 June 2019 claimed two lives and left families in Wulli West and Sandu in URR...

Heavy Storm Causes Villagers Homeless

By Junkung Bayo People of Fulladu Pacharr in the Central River Region South were on Tuesday 18th June 2019 left homeless due to heavy wind that...

How Did Farmers Get Free Seeds From Aid Agencies?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The European Union funded project, “Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security/Nutrition, to Mitigate Migration Flows” has made it possible for...

Police Look Into Grievances Of Gunjur Sambuya Protestors

By Hatab Nyang  Reports have it that the police are to investigate the grievances of the Gunjur Sambuya protestors. Some youths from Gunjur Sambuya and the...

NAMs Approve Additional Remuneration for ‘Janneh’ Commissioners

By Awa B. Bah Deputies at the National Assembly on Wednesday June 19th 2019, considered and approved a motion on additional remuneration of two hundred thousand...